Celebrate Urban Nature

Help celebrate spring by exploring and experiencing Celebrate Urban Nature at the Magnuson Community Center.  This annual spring event, co-sponsored by the Magnuson Community Center and by Earthcorps, features family-friendly presentations, interactive booths and displays, art and nature activities, Nature Explorers Lab, and more:  a fun-filled day, with admission $10 per family.

Date & Time: Saturday,April 12th from 10 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: Magnuson Community Center gym and auditorium

7110 62nd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98115
Fee: $10 per family/$3 per person


  • 10:30 am Caspar Babypants sings nature songs in the Auditorium
  • 11:30 am Reptile Show with Isaac Petersen, son of the reptileman
  • 12:30 pm Raptor Presentation by Sarvey Wildlife Care Center
  • 10:30am-1:30pm in the gym: The “Nature Explorers Science Lab” will be chock-full off hands-on adventures including wildlife tracks, pond water from the Magnuson Wetlands, birds and their nests, Magnuson’s fabulous dragonflies,  how ants build their homes, where ladybugs go in the winter, and more!

Along with:

  • Animal Encounter’s Spring Petting Farm of Bunnies and Chicks, and their Exotic Live Bug Zoo,
  • Don Ehlen’s Insect Safari
  • PCC Natural Markets Kid Picks Mobile
  • Just Frogs & Friends Amphibian Center
  • Interactive booths from EarthCorps, NOAA, Seattle Audubon, Bats Northwest, MESA, Magnuson P-Patch & Children’s Garden, Washington Native Plant Society, & more.
  • Test your “nature knowledge” and win prizes at our vast array of nature carnival games!
  • Go on a “nature scavenger hunt” and play “wheelbarrow guess” for prizes in Magnuson Community Center’s Bird-friendly Landscape and Resource Conservation Landscape!

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